Scott Cairns found he wanted to actually become a Christian, rather than just think of himself as one: "I decided that I wanted to be better, so I thought I would go to people who had sort of found a way to do that, to turn their lives into something more whole." Those people are Orthodox Christian monks.
Parents said they didn't want their children to miss out on a chance to be a part of history.
A week after earning its first shutout of the season, Missouri's defense will be tested by one of the Big 12 Conference's rising stars.
A rally for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama was scheduled to begin at 9:30 p.m. Thursday at Carnahan Quadrangle.
In an ad sponsored by the Hulshof campaign for governor, he claims his father never made money. However, Hulshof's primary asset comes from a farm inherited from his father.
Since he departed from the General Assembly before the onset of term limits, Kelly will now be eligible to serve for eight years. He is needed there again in this time of economic uncertainty.
Barack Obama says he will reduce health care costs by up to $2,500 per family and that people with pre-existing conditions will still be able to receive coverage.
HSAs discourage preventative care and do nothing to control high prices.
With an audience of about 35,000 to 40,000 people — a crowd estimate that came from the campaign and confirmed by the Columbia Police Department — Obama delivered a 33-minute speech intended to reinforce his base and encourage participation on Election Day.
Under the new guidelines, any student involved in a fight will automatically receive a 10-day out-of-school suspension. Students who endanger or assault a faculty member and repeat offenders may be punished more severely — potentially be suspended for 180 days or an entire school year.
MU freshman Kim English nearly lives in the basketball gym. He's even been found to crawl under a blanket and sleep in the lounge of MU's practice basketball facility.
Why is it only election time when everything about all the Missouri gubernatorial candidates comes out of the closet?
Missourian reporters document preparations for the Barack Obama rally.
Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden vowed to cut taxes for the middle class at a campaign stop in Arnold, Mo. A recent poll showed Barack Obama and John McCain about even among likely Missouri voters.
When he was a freshman, Tedder Easton was only going to play basketball for Rock Bridge. Now a senior, Easton ends his football career at Rock Bridge with Friday's game against Blue Springs.
In a way, the Hickman football team has been homeless this fall as it doesn't have a locker room. Players and coaches say not having the room has hurt team unity and camaraderie.
State Rep. Judy Baker, D-Columbia, and Republican candidate Blaine Luetkemeyer both emphasize lowering costs and securing coverage for more Americans.
Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin received a rousing welcome Thursday in southeast Missouri, telling an overflow crowd that John McCain will fix the economy, lead America to victory in wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and move toward energy independence.
This year marks the first for the district to close schools while the buildings are used as polling places.
The owner of Ashland Auto Sales blames the faltering ecomony for the loss of revenue.